Many majors undertake collaborative field or lab research with Eckerd faculty. Participating in research under the guidance of an Eckerd professor allows students to refine their interests and career goals while building valuable skills. These experiences, which often involve international travel and intercultural engagement, provide an important foundation for future employment or postgraduate studies. The subfields below reflect the specialties of faculty in the anthropology program.
Select an anthropology subfield to see examples of faculty-student research projects.
Students at Eckerd find a variety of opportunities for joining faculty-led research on campus or abroad. Aside from independent projects and senior theses within the discipline, college-wide programs such as Ford Apprentice Scholars and Freshman Research Associateships exist to support undergraduate research.